[Opendnssec-user] zone fetcher can't bind udp/ipv4 socket: Permission denied

Markus Lauer mlauer at key-systems.net
Thu Dec 16 11:59:17 CET 2010


Am Donnerstag 16 Dezember 2010, 11:42:44 schrieben Sie:
> Hi,
> 
> > Can anyone confirm this is fixed and zonefetcher can be run as non-root
> > (while listing on port 53).
> 
> Non-root processes cannot listen to ports < 1024 on UNIX systems.
> 
> -Rick

This is not true. Only startup (port binding) needs root privileges.
Please refer to the ticket, google, or this random link: 
http://www.comanswer.com/question/dropping-root-privileges (Found nothing 
nicer...)


Markus.



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